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Entry Requirements - International Year One Management

English Language Requirements

The language of instruction at the Global Study Centre is English. To enter the International Year One Management, you must be able to demonstrate you are suitably proficient in English. The table below lists the IELTS results (or equivalent) that you need to enter our courses. Please note your test must have been taken within the past two years.

English Language Test Level  Band
IELTS Academic 6.0 No band below 5.5
GCSE English Language C  
A-level English Language C  
AS-level English Language C  
Cambridge O-level C  
Cambridge International GCSE, English as First Language (syllabus 0500) C1  
Cambridge International GCSE, English as First Language (syllabus 0522) C  
Cambridge International GCSE, English as Second Language (syllabus 0510) B2  
Cambridge International GCSE, English as Second Language (syllabus 0511) B  
Scottish Advanced Higher or Higher English C  
Irish Leaving Certificate (pre-2017) C  
Irish Leaving Certificate (2017 onwards) O4/H4  
International Baccalaureate 4 in SL EL  
Brunei GCE/O-level 1120 Syllabus C
Cameroon GCE O-level English C
Hong Kong HKDSE Grade 4
India National Board Standard XII 70%

State Board Standard XII

Kenya KCSE C
Malaysia English Language GCE-O (Syllabus 1119) C
Mauritius Cambridge Overseas Schools (COS), English C
Namibia HIGCSE C
Nigeria WAEC/NECO C6
Sri Lanka O-level in English Credit
South Africa National Senior Certificate Grade 4
USA High School Diploma Completion (must be studied in the USA)

Academic Entry Requirements

The admission requirements listed below are a general guide for entry. Our Admission Office considers each application individually and will make you an offer based on your student profile and desired area of study.

If you are unsure whether your qualifications and educational background are suitable, please complete and submit an application form. We will assess your application and respond as soon as possible. If you have any queries or need help to submit your application, please contact us, or one of our representatives.

Country Stage 1 University Year 1 Management
Canada Successful completion of High School Diploma: 65% average including Maths
China Completion of Senior Middle School grade 3 with a minimum of 75% average score. Inclusive of Maths at 80% (Middle 2)
Hong Kong

11 points across all subjects (including 2 in Maths. Accept a 4 in DSE English) or 333/3322 (including a 2 in maths. Accept a 4 in DSE English)

India Completion of All India or State Board HSC (XII) with an average of 60%. Inclusive of Maths at 65% (YR10)
International Baccalaureate International Baccalaureate 24 points with a 4 in SL Maths
Malaysia STPM: 2 passes/UEC with a minimum 2 Bs and 2 Cs inclusive of Maths at grade C or above
Nigeria OND pass with minimum GPA 2.4/4 inclusive of Maths at C6 in SSCE
Singapore/Brunei GCE A levels/AS level passes with 56 tariff points in at least 2 subjects including GCSE Maths at grade C/4 or above
Taiwan Completion of Senior High 3 with a minimum of 80% (inclusive of Maths at 70% Middle 3)
Thailand Completion of Matayom 6 with a GPA of 2.0 inclusive of Maths at Matayom 5
UK Educational System 56 UCAS tariff points from two A level subjects (GCE A/AS level) including GCSE Maths at grade C/4 or above
Vietnam Completion of Year 12: 7.0 grade average including Maths


If you are unsure whether your academic qualifications meet our entry requirements, please contact us to discuss your application.